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a fourth consecutive month of expansion. china's hsbc flash pmi index for february slipped to 50.4, the lowest reading in four months and down from a two-year high in january of 52.3. no one is hitting the panic button just yet. >> while the flash pmi slipped from a two-year high in yarn, it tells us china's economic recovery is intact. 6.4 is considered that the week long lunar new year holiday fell in february of this year. look back at lunar new year last year and you can see some of the distortion effect it fell in january 2012. what may be worry background this month's flash pmi is the new export orders subindex. it inched down to contraction territory, add to go existing worries about this sector. taken as a whole, the flash pmi number is the earliest indicator of china's health and the hsbc and the official data have been steadily improving. the hsbc category track tess official firms. the official is represented by green line here. now, all eyes are on friday when we will get the final pmi readings. back to you guys. >> all right. that was diedra. joining us for more, dar
years ago it looked pretty shakey. china camp state park in close when the state park system was battered by state budgetcuts. we have been in triage mode in the last few years in ha in addition to the historical china camp village, the park has some of the best single track mountain bike trails in the bay area, trails the mountain bike team train on. to come and hang out at the park. but concerned citizens of marin raised nearly a million dollars to save china camp from closure, money that was matched by another million dollars from state parks. saturday those fund raising groups signed a partnership with the state park system to formalize that agreement. that matching money, which was part of the undisclosed funds embarassingly discovered nearly two years ago in the state parks budget, will bring enough funding for three marin county parks to stay open for two and a half years. china camp, olompali, and samuel p. taylor. three ago. as welcome as those funds may be, state matching funds will not be available in the future and state park officials realize that partnerships wi
issues kerry will have to deal with, new accusations china is hacking american companies. scott mcgrew said those accusation are coming from the highest level. >> yeah, good morning. google chairman eric schmidt is going to take china to task in a new book thats he's written. this according to people who have had an early read of it. schmidt will blame china directly for many recent hacks of american businesses, warning china could be the internet's number one enemy, and that the u.s. will be at a disadvantage because american companies can't hack back. it's against american law. early reviewers say schmidt is very direct about his feelings about china. you don't expect that out of high tech companies. they usually coddle their relationship with the chinese. turning to wall street, today's not the day we're going to see any records set. the dow opened at just over 14,000, its highest level since 2007. and had it gained a bit, it would have set records for the highest ever, but today looks like minor losses instead. >>> speaking of losses, we have to eat a bit of crow or raven this
in a horse meat scandal. >>> ringing in the new year in china thifl long-standing tradition missing from many celebrations this year. >>> and nice weather today, very nice, actually. tomorrow, sunday, seems like it will with up to its anyway. the accuweather forecast is ahead. >> here's a look at what is head on abc's world news as 5:30. >> great to see you. tomorrow here on world news, more on the deadly blizzard in this part of the done trix -- country. >> cities with 38 inches of snow, we're displrks the baby born during the storm. >>> in your part of the country, the manhunt for a former police officer, he dangerous training we did not know he had. >>> the famous actress in hollywood and a critic in hot water. water. what he said about her well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv f
at china, saying china's military is responsible for massive cyber attacks. virginia issued a report saying it traced the attack to nondescript buildings outside of shanghai and over the years, the operation has stolen ter you are bites of information from -- terra bites of information. china is denying the allegations saying chinese law forbids activities that harm internet security. >>> a bail hearing is expected to resume tomorrow for south african track star, oscar pistorius. he appeared in court. prosecutors upgraded the charge against him to premeditated murder. they say that oscar pistorius shot his girlfriend, reeva steevkamp, after she shocked herself in a bathroom following a heated argument. but in a statement, he says he shot steevkamp by mistake, believing he was an intruder. he said he broke down the door and tried to revive her but she died in his arms. prosecutors say the story does not add up. the story came on the day that family and friends said goodbye to reeva steevkamp who was a fashion model and law school graduate. following the hour-long service, reeva steevkamp was
's going on? analysts say the reasons are many. china is demanding more oil every day to power its growing economy just as opec cut some of its output. international sanctions are reducing the amount of uranium oil on the world market while here at home, refineries are shutting down for maintenance as they prepare to switch to a summer blend. then market speculation and a weaker dollar play a role. >> we have to work. so we keep coming to work every day. but you have to put gas in your car to come to work. >> reporter: 43 cents in a month. >> that was nbc's tom costello. >>> after the long holiday weekend you the president and congressional staffers will be back at work this morning but with only ten days to prevent $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. the white house says president obama will hold a news conference to address the issue this morning. nbc's danielle lee has the details. danielle, good morning. >> reporter: mara, good morning. the president will urge congress to agree on a deal that balances those pending cuts with new revenue to avoid hurting the economy and the middle c
then need a full senate vote. >>> condemnationof thnuclear test by north korea. china summoned north korea's ambassador for objection. ines ferre reports. >> reporter: diplomats arrived at the united nations for a closed-door emergency meeting. they are discussing how to respond to north korea's announcement that it has tested another nuclear bomb. it happenedatunderground lity last night. the type of device has not been confirmed. u.s. officials say there are indications that northa is planning to test another bomb knowing that a punishment from the u.n. is coming. u.s. ambassador to the u.n. susan rice condemns the test. >> the actions korea are a threat to regional and national peace and security and they are not acceptable. they will not be tolerated. and they will be met with north korea's increasing isolation. >> reporter: in december, north korea successfully launched a long-range ballistic missile capable of reaching the united states. members of the united nations security council are hoping china will be willing to take action against its
in a bomb shelter say the new secretary of state, john kerry, is facing serious challenges in asia, china, latin america, and africa. >> part of the world has been heard from and the challenge, really, is trying to figure out what the first things are he will do. >> her book is "prague winter, a personal story of remembrance and war," with more than 1,000 people waiting if three hours to get her autograph. dan ashley will speak with her today in san francisco. >> a message of perseverance is inspirational. >> we are all looking forward to the weekend. with the big lunar new year celebration in redwood city tomorrow downtown, and you will emcee? >> yes, at the family friendly event. >> maybe easier to get there than the one in china town, wherever you go the weather will be great. no need to worry about wet weather. now, you can see live doppler 7 hd shows it is dry. no radar returns. sprinkles are possible overnight from this system up to the north, and notice, though, the radar runs from here moving west to east rather than north to south and it will slide down the tail end of the cold f
-breweries. they are requested and i brought a friend that wants to send containers of your beer to china tomorrow. and i said, you have to stand in line. i have 17 countries that want that beer as well. we have a great market. it's not just local san francisco. it's about where we are in our place today. and that anchor and the world series giant and our port of san francisco are on the map. but they are the international hub for everything that happened. and when we make things in san francisco, and this is the real pitch. that we make it for the whole world. we just don't make it for local consumption. whether clothing or confection or food. everyone is asking what do you have made in san francisco. because we want it in china and india and japan and europe, all over the place. because it means quality. it means well-manufactured products. it means people that enjoy their craft and what they do. and it also means a lot of local people get a lot of jobs out of it as well. with this, i will go quickly to the samples. and enjoy the day properly. and if i can be joined by the cameramen and women, i am sure tha
war. china leading the way targeting american power grid planes and iconic american coast. more tonight from chief investigative correspondent bryan ross. >> chinese people liberation army more than two million personnel. but it is the within,000 or so in this non-descript building in shanghai that may pose the biggest threat to the u.s. headquarters of the army secretive unit no. 6 1 3 9 8 where incorporating to the new report today by the sec englishr experts spend their day stealing secret from u.s. companies and hacking into government sites. >> thinks run by the chinese liberation army target ago broad group of western organization. >> among the most trouble target american infrastructure site including water treatment plant. transportation cell centers. pipeline. and power grid. >> the only reason would you want to get in the control system for the power grid is to cause damage destruction and disruption. >>reporter: among the many corporate targets of the chinese hacker according to u.s. officials lockheed marti martin. country largely east defense contractor and t
would say other than europe and china, it has been an okay market. he looked at the middle east. you look dead parts of asia and greater asia-pacific. so it has been a good, broad spectrum of positive growth. liz: do you see any improvement? focus on europe. to you see any incremental growth there? >> i think our projections for the year are pretty flat. i think many positives that you will get in certain areas could be offset by further weakening. maybe even some of the, you know, whether it is a certain portion of france or germany, but in the u.k. is still suspect . no, i was going to call the flat and then held for the strategy, but there has to be hope. liz: be happy. something good happens, even though you say that china looks not as healthy as it has been in the past, you are striking some partnerships. you must be a believer. you will be doing a partnership involving mobile crane. would it be assembly? tell us about the relationship. >> we had a joint venture in track cranes cause of this is changing a partner that we had. so windy partner now, a large construction equipment
, the largest since facebook. >> 27% of revenues coming from brazil, india, and china. it will be one we will watch closely here at the nyse today. >> we're hoping for animals on the floor. >> oh, yeah. >> it would be nice, right? >> livestock is a big bulk of their revenue, so a goat or something. >> we also do have sad news today. former new york mayor ed koch passing away early this morning from congestive heart failure. he was 88 years old. koch led new york city for 12 years, known for saving the city from financial ruin. michael bloomberg saying in a statement the city has lost an icon. a cheerleader, champion, 5,000-word oh bit in the "times" today, words like pugnacious, tenacious, outspoken. david, you know his story pretty well. he really did set the stage for giuliani to change the city. >> yeah, he was the consummate new yorker. of course, living in his apartment not far from here, in greenwich village for so many years. not everybody in the community, but many would say, our mayor. when he came into the office in '78, the city was at or near its nader. i can remember it well
to a report that china is involved in ongoing plots to hack u.s. industry. the report released today by a u.s. security firm says hundreds of chinese hackers are housed in high-rises in and around shanghai. they allegely steal vast amounts of data from u.s. companies. and it appears that this is all being done with the cooperation of the chinese military. >> the united states and china are among the world's largest cyberactors and it is vital that we continue a sustained meaningful dialogue and work together to develop an understanding of acceptable behavior in cyberspace. >> in a new book google's chairman also calls out china for cyber-attacks. china has denied the allegations and is pointing the finger instead at the united states. >>> looking for a new place to work? still ahead where hundreds of jobs are up for grabs in the bay area and will even help pay your grocery bill. >> if you did not like rain today i'll let you know when sunshine is coming back. if you did like the rainfall today, a couple of showers still in the south bay on high- d
in to the kron 4 news room this terrible tragedy on a china highway, with a explosion. details, coming up. >> the oakland police department is dealing with compliance. the reforms put in place that were meant to change the structure have not been completed they say that they expressed concern that they do not this came from a police misconduct. the officer pulled a gun on a sleeping baby they recognized immediately that the baby did not pose a threat. >> this story has captivated a nation. next at eight. the man who duped a college football star into thinking he had a girlfriend. who didn't really exist. b reaks the man behind the manti te'o - fake girlfriend hoax.breaking his silence.exclusively today on kron-4. doctor phil sitting down with roniah tuiasosopo. the 22-year-old mastermind saying he was in love with te'o - the notre dame football star.and tuiosopo's lies just spiraled out of control. >> i tried everything to end this and that nothing worked. >> he also said te'o knew nothing about the hoax. and there's still a lot more. part two of the roniah tuiososopo interview will air t
china, russia and some of the mideast countries want to have more government involvement in the development of the internet. the u.s.-led involvement in the internet, they're concerned about the multi-stakeholder private-sector governance of the internet which i think has led to the internet's wonders of the great development of that and i'm very much on the side of the united states on this. and by the way this is one area in which the republicans or democrats, this is the one area that they can easily agree on. now on the other hand some republicans point to exactly the point that you make and that is there is some hypocrisy here. we are saying hey wait a minute we want a free network that on the other hand we want rules like network neutrality here domestically and we won't want to have the government involved in the international sphere. i think on the other hand some folks who support the network neutrality rules would say there is quite a difference between those two instances and that would not be a fair comparison. i probably am on the side of the import to your q
, automobile, consumer credit, the ism numbers that came out today, 53, well into expansion territory. china's numbers are looking better so you've got to listen to the markets. the markets predict the economy. the economy does not predict the markets, a little ahead of itself as michael said. michael in hebrew says liken to god and you are liken to god with your predictions. however, the markets basically are saying 54% bulls and only 24% bears. maria, you could see a pullback, but i would say right now buy on any pullback. >> it does seem like this mentality of buy on the dip, exactly what david says is going to basically at the end of the day carry through. you don't think so? >> look at junk debt the last three, four trading days. they have blown out. emerging market sovereign debt, emb, fallen off a cliff. a real hiccup is starting in the credit markets. that could filter through with a lag to the stock market, just as nobody -- just as everyone is getting hyper bullish. what i'm suggesting sin personally in the market there's not enough confirmation, and this could be the start of a tu
of hackers.targeting u.s. interests. the company dismisses china's denials that the report is 'baseless.' looking 12-story building in shanghai is actually the headquarters of the hackers. military experts believe the hacking unit is part of the people's liberation army.andunder the direct command of china's version of the joint chiefs of staff. china has long been accused of hacking and stealing trade secrets -- and has always >> catherine: masked thieves made off with 50-million dollars worth of diamonds at an airport in brussels, belgium. this is the scene.where investigators now are wondering if it was an inside job. an airport spokesman says it took 8 thieves just three minutes to grab the diamonds from the cargo hold of a plane. the diamonds were being flown to switzerland. the thieves arrived in two cars -- got past a security gate - and sped off after grabbing the diamonds. they were heavily armed - but no shots were fired. >> we are dealing with scattered showers. as we take a look at the self some snowfall. and a lightning strike and the south bay rainfall over high 101 and ne
's tech bytes pointing the finger at china, a security firm can tie the recent attacks on united states businesses and government agencies to the chinese army. the company has traced hacking tabling in shanghai used by an army unit. samsung has the lead in cell phones and will announce the next version of their top vice next week the galaxy giving the iphone a run for the money. there are 14 billion web pages on the intent they are all connected. a physicist claims any one page is only separated by any other by 19 clicks or fewer. the search engines and sites that collect news >> san rafael, south bay, and all bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good tuesday morning. hope you had a nice long weekend. this is a live picture of the san mateo bridge with traffic moving fine. it does not appear to be raining just yet. when will the rain hit the bay? it could be during the height of the commute. >> a daring heist out of belgium. police are looking for eight men who made off with a staggering $50 million worth of diamonds in the biggest heists in history. it happened at the brussels international
got ahold of white papers and e-mails from high-ranking employees in the u.s. government. china's leaders deny these claims and they their country is a victim of cyber attacks. >> translator: 14 million chinese computers were attacked from ip addresses abroad. met of these attacks mumm -- most of these attacks come from the united states. >> reporter: the cyber expert is speaking out. what the u.s. says the government should do in response to these attacks. that's when i see you next. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> thank you, kyla. later this morning, san francisco mayor ed lee and the giants are expected to make a major announcement about a waterfront project. we showed you yesterday about the mission rock development. it includes plans to build businesses and restaurants. the giants own the land and anchor brewing company plans to expand its operation with a second location at the site, the chronicle reports. the port still has to approve the project. >>> mat cain is getting -- matt cain is getting ready for his opening day start. he will face the dodgers in los angel
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and entertainment. we have a exhibit that will talk about one of china's largest new year's eve parade. this will be on display with te10 life-size figures. 8000 warriors'-- there's only one general that has been discovered. this legacy is on view starting this week through may 27th. the tickets are $20 for weekdays and 224 weekdays. children 12 and under arare $24. the >> this is a crowd favorite. people love to come on to see the dragon. this parade celebrates the year of the snake will be on saturday at 5:15 p.m.. this will be at second and market street. the entire event may get more crowded as you get closer to chinatown. bleacher tickets are sold out. for those of you who have a green thumb they have expo of eastern and western cultures. growers all levels are welcome to attend. this exposition runs friday through sunday at the fort mason center. it costs to $13 online or $50 at the door. the singers can pay $10 on line or $12 at the door. >> this was this week's arts and entertainment news. >> coming up on kron 4 news weekend we have had a rash of car break-ins and it is prompti
for this gentleman. >>> these two kids have fallen through the ice in a river in china. a woman and her husband saw them, ran to the scene, started screaming for help. other bystanders and police came to the scene. you can see here, they don't have a lot of fancy equipment. they use what they have. easing out on a ladder with some rope to get the kids out. >> out there with a ladder and rope. this isn't professional gear here. >> these people are in what looks like regular kind of clothes in the water holding the kids up. now, a little boy was already pulled to safety. here you're seeing the little girl being pulled out of the water. they were taken to the hospital, but they are going to be okay. >> awesome of those people to risk their own lives for the lives of others. that's humanity. >>> in australia, place called lake buffalo. a beautiful day, and look at this boat. witnesses say two teenagers started the boat and the boat caught fire. all they did was start it. look at the person on the jet ski come into the scene to save the day. >> yeah. that's awesome. >> well, the guy was there at the par
the world. that's in china where buddhist monks tolled the bells. more than 35,000 people have signed a petition asking president obama to make the start of the lunar new year a national holiday. billions of people worldwide support the lunar new year which is a time to return home to visit family. here in san francisco china town will celebrate the year of the snake a week from saturday with a chinese new year parade. the parade which is known for the elaborate floats and costumes dates back to the 1860s. it is considered the largest celebration outside of asia. and you can watch it with us right here on february 23rd. ktvu channel 2 starting at 6:00. we'll all be there. >> we will be there. >>> time now 6:49. sal is here right now. if you are watching the roads what are you focused on? >> we're look agent the east -- we're looking at the east bay to start off. this is where the east bay turns into south bay. 237 it is slow as well. so it's kind of a typical monday morning as we get slow here in the south bay. and also in the east bay southbound 880. let's talk about livermore valley
to china. you need a china partner to connect all these markets to china to the u.s. and latin america. and this merger won't fix that problem. they're going to figure other ways of doing it. right now, their competitors have an advantage of slowing that traffic and is it's going to be huge. >> i understand there's been some disagreement from both sides as to what the potential benefits would be of this merger with regard to the cost savings and the additional revenues. do you have an estimate on how many it would save? >> you know, all of these mergers have said they're going to save the world, let alone money. in this case, i think you'll see a couple of headquarters, but ov overall, it's end to.end. the real issue is the revenue stream and the increases in revenue streams by putting these airlines together. >> american express membership miles, they work on us airways, don't work on american. what will happen? >> i don't know. they better be or i'll be ticked. >> it's a generous people. >> there's a lot of people in the audience who want to know the same thing. that's frankly all i
in china celebrated the first few hours of the chinese new year saturday night. at midnight on the first day of the month in china's lunar calendar. it's a tradition they've been following for centuries. the media in china reports tens of thousands of firefighters and police officers were on standby -- in case of any fires and emergencies. the chinese government asked for fewer fireworks to light up the sky in an effort to reduce air pollution. and take a look at this! -- during the national anthem at a bakersfield condors hockey game on friday. the teams mascot got free from its handler and escaped across the ice. the handler managed to chase the condor down. but took a hard spill on the ice. allowing the large bird to get loose again. it then hopped across the ice and onto the bench sending some players and coaches running. eventually the condor headed down the tunnel to the lockerroom where its handler was able to capture it again. welcome back. we continue to follow developments on the if your sweet tooth is aching for something because cupcakes are kind of yesterday. >> this is a br
been increasingly concerned that such massive attacks coming from china are having devastating consequences on the u.s. economy. in short, u.s. investigators have accused china of economic espionage, of stealing research and design. this allows them to compete without spending billions on innovation and product development. if this is true, americans should care because it's costing them countless jobs. u.s. officials are calling this the greatest illegal transfer of wealth in history. >> and pierre, we've seen the defense secretary leon panetta talking about cyber pearl harbors. and the white house is preparing to take action. >> reporter: this week, they are announcing plans to help private companies in identifying and mitigating such attacks, george. >>> we're going to go to the white house, where president obama will appear later this morning, to warn against the next budget crisis that's coming fast. automatic spending cuts to hit every government program in just ten days. abc's jon karl has more on what we expect to hear from the president. good morning, jon. he's going t
of students and factory workers f cross china. is says the move reflects a significant shift in how electronics companies view problematic labor practices in china. apple, of course, has come under scrutiny for its practices there. let's get to joe back from pebble beach. joe. >> hey, andrew. you can't be on the coast, obviously, especially in this area without talking about innovation and advancements in technology. shawn carolan is a managing director at menlow adventures. andrew is going to want to stay involved here because he knows this disrupter. >> ow viewers might know. but you can tell me basically that the things that you're investing in, whatever you want to say they do, i'll just go, ow. if you tell me you have contact lenses that you can do mental telepathy and -- >> are you investing in anything like that? no. so siri, how did -- i can't even imagine that a company would come up with that, but you decided that was something that made sense to invest in. >> you absolutely. it's one of those things that it's so ubl that at some point technology will get to a point where
checks. the second phenomenon is s&p not. this is not a james bond. it is someone in china hacking their way into a company and stealing any information that company has that is of a value or into a research lab. this is a pandemic. it is a quiet pandemic. billions of dollars, $300 billion, it would cost the united states in lost research and development. that means lost jobs. you cannot be an american company in compete against a chinese company it all the money you pay for research and development if they get for nothing. they get all of it for nothing. whether it is taxpayer money or stockholder money that pays for it, they wait until its is done and they steal it and use it to compete against us. the third is you is cyber war pure -- issue is cyber war. it does not happen that much. it has been demonstrated that it could happen. instead of blowing something up with a bomb or missile, and you blow it up with a cyber command. it is not science fiction. it has been demonstrated. the united states did it to iran, blowing up 800 nuclear centrifuges with a cyber command instead of dr
. it is someone in china hacking their way into a company and stealing any information that company has that is of a value or into a research lab. this is a pandemic. it is a quiet pandemic. billions of dollars, $300 billion, it would cost the united states in lost research and development. that means lost jobs. you cannot be an american company in compete against a chinese company it all the money you pay for research and development if they get for nothing. they get all of it for nothing. whether it is taxpayer money or stockholder money that pays for it, they wait until it is done and they steal it and use it to compete against us. the third issue is cyber war. it does not happen that much. it has been demonstrated that it could happen. instead of blowing something up with a bomb or missile, you blow it up with a cyber command. it is not science fiction. it has been demonstrated. the united states did it to iran, blowing up 800 nuclear centrifuges with a cyber command instead of dropping a bomb overhead. we also demonstrated you can do it two electrical generators. you can do it to p
china take rang in the lunar new year. . >>> first lady michelle obama joined family and friends in chicago today at a funeral for slain 15-year-old hadia pendleton. she was shot back on january 29th, not far from the obama's chicago home. and just days after performing with her school band at the presidential inauguration. now, police have not released an official motive yet, but they believe gang members may have mistaken pendleton and her friends for a rival gang. in addition to mrs. obama, several other dignitaries attended, including illinois governor pat quinn, chicago mayor rahm emanuel, reverend jesse jackson and education secretary arne duncan. >>> president obama used his weekly address today to press congress to prevent a series of automatic spending cuts from taking place on march 1st. the president says the cuts would strike a blow to the economy at a critical time. >> at a time when economists and business leaders from across the spectrum have said our economy is poised for progress, we shouldn't allow self-inflicted wounds to put that progress in jeopardy. >> congr
as? apple is a little weaker today and not hiring across china i eat not making a lot of product right now. >> is apple oversold right now? >> it feels like the civil war. there are no winners. later this month the board of directors meeting might be active for the stock. new product, is been months since a new product has been out. we need something soon from apple to feed our intellectual curiosity. >> thank you route, we will check back with you later on today for winners and losers on wall street. >> after some rain and snow and the bay area is much higher this morning. it's called the the chilly air has that and. stamford's is go on the left and walnut creek and san jose on the right. >> it is very frigid out there, we have a couple of spots in the upper 20s right now. a cold start, bring your sweater. temperatures will top out in the upper 50s may be low 60s this afternoon. it will be mild and kind of crisp out there but plenty of sunshine however. temperatures will drop as we head into later on tonight and to the 40's. expect another frigid evening. temperatures right now
away. they have discovered the body is a male. >>> a statement released today says china's military says tying cyber attacks to a secret chinese military unit working out of this facility in shanghai was wrong. they say merely linking the i p addresses to that facility is not technical proof. >>> back in the u.s. general john allan has made it official and he will retire to become the supreme nato commander. he said he needs to address health issues and his nomination was sidelined during an investigation of e-mails he sent to jill kelley. they cleared general allan of any wrongdoing. >>> the largest employee retirement fund will divest itself and they will sell off $5 million worth of stock in two companies that manufacture assault weapons and high capacity ammunition clips. it includes firefighters chp and teachers in light of the connecticut school shooting. >>> pittsburgh is said to have a gun buy back in hopes of getting dangerous weapons off the streets. it will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. march 1st and organizers will pay 300 for assault weapons and 200 for every
lunar year in china town. >> come down celebrate the chinese new year. cooking, eating, celebrating, food, family. >> reporter: and the traditional red envelope filled with cash. >> gotten your red envelope yet? >> yes, four from friends. >> reporter: groups like this are hoping to usher in good financial fortune with performances at local banks. >> bring good luck and scare away the evil spirits. >> reporter: the color to have day is red. >> when there is red, it gives everything bad from last year put it away everything is a brand new start. >> reporter: start of the year of the snake. to be honest the snake is not the most lovable animal of the zodiac some traditional forecasters are forecasting economic upheaval and strife. september 11th terror attacks fell on the year of the snake and bombing of pearl harbour in 1941 but people we spoke with are not worried. >>> that is in the past. >> you don't have concerns about the snake. >> no, i love snakes we some times eat them too. >> reporter: many people were up for something sweeter at this lo
. it is estimated that 40 million will watch it on television and china. here is one of the many reasons. >> we build these things for rain, shine, torrential rain. we are ready to go. >> reporter: a lot of those workers will be out tomorrow with long line of outthrustfloats on. 54 certainly,pier 54 it goes until 8:00 p.m. tomorrow. right now. last minute preparations are underway for tomorrow's parade. the chinese new year parade will shut down several busy city streets in san francisco tomorrow night. grant lodes is here to tell us exactly when and where >> 5:15-8:00 p.m. before going on to geary and east on powell street then carney ending onajackson st ending on the n juedda line .. check with the website. for the latest closures and expansion of public transportation lines. >> pam: new tonight at 8 police are warning elderly chinese women. to be careful of scam artists this weekend. dozens of women in the chinese community have and stay with kron 4. from the chinese new year send us your photos of the parade. on twitter or facebook. and we will put them on our facebook fan page. >> a man
with to plan another us-china governors forum in beijing this spring. [applause] we are also joined by the premier of manitoba and a delegation from the canada- united states interparliamentary group and our friends from the brazilian embassy and the taipei economic and cultural economic office. if you are could stand. thank you for being here. [applause] you honor us by being here. i became chair of the national governors association in july. i began my year-long initiative, called a better bottom line. employing people with disability. this initiative focuses on the roles of both state government and businesses can play in advancing employment opportunities for people with disabilities to be gainfully employed in the labor market. as governors, we know how cynical jobs and employment are to our constituents in the economies of our states. when a significant segment of our population is kept from participating in the workforce, talent is being wasted and our economic competitiveness suffers. implement outcomes for individuals with disabilities have not improved since 1990. during t
as they get the phone they ship them at high rate of speed to the destination whether china pakistan or in this case peru. >>reporter: thieves then get the phone ready to sell. >> they do prosecute there is this he too i to unblock the phone if it was reported stole stolen. try to change the number. do various things to the phone to get it working again then refold in their market. >>reporter: he used the internet skills to locate her blackmailer and home address in lema he posed as buyer on the black market and chatted with edwin. even convinced him to send a photo of amanda phone. >> sent me a screen shot of all the detail information on the phone that actually was her phone. >> armed with information amanda we know to the peru consulate in los angeles. also contacted the u.s. embassy in lima that referred her to the fbi aide. >> there is a warrant they are working on in peru to hopefully arrest this guy but regardless to what happens to this case i'm always going to be scared knowing not someone knows so much about me. >> abc 7 news. >> unbelievable story. >> new at 11:00.
. even as alarming new evidence points to china's military, as a major source of the cyber war. >>> zeroed in on that shanghai nondiscrypt neighborhood and 12 story building. cyber attacks against 141 u.s. companies spanning 20 industries. according to a new security report, confirmed by u.s. intelligence, the it is the headquarters of unit 61398, the cyber warriors for china's people's liberty. army. >> it's actually not just from china. the chinese government sanctioning these attacks. >> among the targets of the hackers, america's very infrastructure. >> now our enemies are seeking the ability to sabotage our power grid, our financial institutions, our air traffic control systems. >> reporter: other targets, the news media, including "the new york times," the washington post and "wall street journal" and familiar brands like coca cola, facebook. and now apple. the hackers have names like ugly gorilla and dota, according to this instructional video from the computer security firm that did the study. >> here we see dota logging into one of its e-mail accounts. >> reporter: how
. there and shows us the spectacle of the largest new year celebration outside of china. >> reporter: thousands gathered on each side of kearny street to see the annual celebration of the chinese new year. it was a colorful and loud event that thrilled the young and not so young in the crowd. >> we just love coming out to see all the colors and the people having a good time. it's great. >> oh, i love chinese new year. it's my favorite time of year in san francisco. wonderful. >> reporter: school children have been practicing for weeks to get ready for the paradeand, that practice paid off. drumming and dancing and martial arts were all part of the act but the thing that people love most about chinese new year? >> the dragons. i love the dragons. >> everybody loves the dragons at this parade. >> firecrackers going off. and, firecrackers. what chinese new year parade would be without firecrackers? definatly a good time out here. you could tell that everyone was having a blast seeing all of those dragons, definitely.. and the drummers and everbody out here on kearny street. i'm jeff bush in san fr
inspiration. >> a lot of people know this from "friends" in china. >> reporter: merely teenagers when the season ended but they're still attracted by the carefree friendship lifestyle. >> we admire their life. we want to be like one of the characters in the show. >> it's about the caring between friends. >> reporter: it's an appealing contrast to the often stressful and competitive world facing young chinese. there have even been five marriage proposals in beijing's central perk, inspired by another famous scene. >> i really cried at that moment. >> reporter: other see "friends" as a tool for learning colloquial english. >> i like chandler. >> reporter: and most memorable scene. >> i think it's so touching. >> reporter: for china's gunther it's not so much a business but what he call a passion and a dream. >> there you go. enjoy. >> reporter: this place has proved to be so popular that gunther has opened a second central perk in shanghai. it may have been almost a decade since the last show but his passion is still shared by a legion of young chinese. i have to tell you guys, the chee
for decades have a halo effect and they are really undervalued especially if china and india buyers coming once the economy stopped slowing down so much. >> warren buffett agrees with you. dennis: thanks for being with us, james leventhal. let's go in depth on the american u.s. airways merger. tracy: jeff flock is at o'hare airport with what it means to you as an airline traveler. i am nervous. jeff: they are happy out here. i have the vps of u.s. air and america with me. first the details. look at the deal by the numbers. the combined deal is expected to close some time q 3 of this year. $1 billion in annual savings, $1 billion in costs to put it together, doug parker, the new ceo of the new american and here's an interesting one, 72% to the american side, 28% to the u.s. airways side and that includes for the american folks some of the folks who had american stock in bankruptcy. that is unprecedented. this seems like a win/win. the vp of american airlines, is a win/win. >> it is win/win for employees and customers and as we thought about the combined airline in a position to create for t
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sutter and civic center bart station. and china town gates will be given out at 930 this morning. -- 9:30 this morning and also pudding will be given out on whom barred at 12:30 this afternoon. >> one viewer is asking if bill cosby is giving out the pudding. >>> lucky to be alive, i think you will all agree when you see the dramatic crash all caught on camera. >>> live in los gatos, they can't seem to stop attracting controversy. we will explain what it's all about and we will tell you what it has prompted the town council to do. >>> it looks like we have slow traffic coming through and we will tell you more about the morning commute and the bay area weather. there's this island -- and it's got super-cute kangaroos. barrow island has got rare kangaroos. ♪ chevron has been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them.'s my job to look after it. ♪'s ♪ yeeeowwww! ♪ hot mess to l
. >>> and in china, 1,500 firefighters are finally getting the upper hand against a wildfire that's been burning for a day and a half. the flames threatened gas and electrical fire stations. officials say a sanitation worker started the fire by burning waste and has now been arrested. >>> a kindergartner and his grandmother's idea has come to fruition. he asked his grandmother is there another famous african american besides martin luther king. >> it really took me by surprise for him to say that because he was only in kindergarten at the time. i said there's so many people that even dr. king admired. >> carolyn hoskins said she began her collection knowing that so many african americans had contributed to the world. by the way, she's the wife of nfl player hoskins. >>> the home has five bedrooms and six bathrooms and it was owned by the late tahoe casino executive william ledbetter. tahoe's high real estate market has been picking up and is now actively rebounding. >>> the federal reserved hacked. who did it, the information they took and the central bank's response. >>> fireplaces under fire.
wanted a senior executive of the winter olympics fired. >>> and in china, 1,500 firefighters are finally getting the upper hand against a wildfire that's been burning for a day and a half. the flames threatened gas and electrical fire stations. officials say a sanitation worker started the fire by burning waste and has now been arrested. >>> a kindergartner and his grandmother's idea has come to fruition. he asked his grandmother is there another famous african american besides martin luther king. >> it really took me by surprise for him to say that because he was only in kindergarten at the time. i said there's so many people that even dr. king admired. >> carolyn hoskins said she began her collection knowing that so many african americans had contributed to the world. by the way, she's the wife of nfl player hoskins. >>> the home has five bedrooms and six bathrooms and it was owned by the late tahoe casino executive william ledbetter. tahoe's high real estate market has been picking up and is now actively rebounding. >>> the federal reserved hacked. who did it, the information they to
disinfecting products. >>> in many parts of china, employers lure kids by using forged documents then the young workers are not allowed to leave. hp's new standard requires standard for students and their right to leave at any time. >>> another contra costa restaurant closed, patrons sick. what health officials say was on the plate. >>> fighting litter with kids and a new plan. a new plan inspired by a whiff. when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> recapping the three big stories we've been following for you all day. a san jose man is behind bars after authorities say he tried to blow up a bank. he tried to blow up the b of a with what he thought was a bomb. turns out the person he was building that bomb with was an fbi agent. leneza is a devout muslim who thought he was doing there to honor ala. >>> officers say 32-year-old anthony lam
announced death of bay area volunteer. nicholas castle from brentwood died yesterday in china after short illness. 23-year-olberkeley graduate teaching evening lish at the time of his death. castle had written that service in the peace corps was a life time dream and chance to experience a different culture. sad loss. >> federal regulators tonight shut down the tour bus company involved in the crash in the san bernardino mountains 8 people were killed. the company is based in mexico. it's accused of operating 2 other buses in the u.s. with serious mechanical safety violations. >>> outgoing secretary of defense panetta calling it the honor of his life time. soldiers from all branches of the military along with the president gave the retiring panetta a send off salute in arlington, virginia today. panetta served more than 4 decades in various role of government including the director of the cia. >>> secret service is investigating reports that a hacker broke into the each mail accounts of the bush family. breach includes both former president e-mail show it bush family prepared for george
, adversaries are doing the opposite. china is slated to overtate the u.s. in 2035. >> you've seen double digit increases in chinese defense spending for 15 years. that not only gives pause to the united states but concern for the region as well. >> two years ago robert gates browbeat nato allies to spend 2% on defense but when france wanted to send force to say mallie, the u.s. paraded airlift and -- provided airlift. in the middle east, the gulf states are increasing defense spending. >> they've been going gang busters, rolling out prototypes of advance weapons, new missiles, new aircraft, drone aircraft. >> others argue even with the sequester the defense budget will dwarf their adversaries. >> if sequestration happens we go from spending 40 cents out of a dollar to 38 cents out of every dollar, you decline but not by the massive amount. >> u.s. taxpayers spent $711 billion on defense in 2011, equal to the next 13 largest defense budgets combined. the second largest defense budget in the world was china, six times smaller than the u.s. but growing fast. >>> coming up, the president says the
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